Monument record HAD 068 - Taylor's Monument

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Execution site for Dr Rowland Taylor, a martyr of Hadleigh. Executed in 1555.


Grid reference TM 03734 43610 (point)
Map sheet TM04SW


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Full Description

Dr Rowland Taylor, a rector of Hadleigh, was burnt at the stake on Aldham Common for refusing to allow Mass to be celebrated in the church during the reign of Queen Mary I. The exact spot is marked by a large stone, an inscription and the date 1555. S1

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Machine readable data file: Website.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey, 1st edition 1" map. 1838.

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2003 3:48AM

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